Food Waste Cooking Class: Gordon Sacks | Founder & CEO at 9 Miles East Farm

Presented on: Thursday, April 15th at 6:00 PM EDT

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Join us for a three-part series of virtual events where you will learn best practices to reduce your food waste while cooking.

In this second event, we are thrilled to welcome a close friend of Skidmore, Gordon Sacks, Founder & CEO at 9 Miles East Farm here in Saratoga Springs.  Gordon will teach us how to prepare a menu of Risotto with veggie scraps.  The shopping list is listed HERE and in the resources (once live)...feel free to cook along with us, or wait for the recording to refer back to.

This exciting series is co-sponsored by the Sustainability OfficeCompost Managers, and the Office of Alumni Relations.

About Gordon Sacks & 9 MIles East Farm
Gordon Sacks started 9 Miles East Farm to make it easy for busy people to enjoy healthy local food. 9 Miles East now provides subscription meal delivery, workplace wellness meals, meals for patients with chronic health conditions like diabetes and heart disease, a vegetable CSA for the campus at Skidmore College, and a popular cafe and pizza delivery operation attached to a production kitchen in Saratoga Springs. Sacks graduated from Vassar College. Visit 9 Miles East online at or in person at, 64 Excelsior Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY or the 29-acre vegetable farm in Schuylerville, NY.